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Voluntary out-of-home care key statistics

Quarterly and financial year statistics for voluntary out-of-home care in NSW

These statistics include non-identifying information only. Figures going back to 2010-11 are also available. (PDF 141.8KB)

Voluntary out-of-home care annual and quarterly statistics
Financial year 2018–19Jul–Sep 2019Oct–Dec 2019Jan–Mar 2020Apr–Jun 2020
Number of agencies
Designated agency2325272624
Registered agency100971009488
Total123122126120112
Number of children and young people accessing voluntary out-of-home care
Children and young people recorded with a disability1,131616765566277
Children and young people recorded without a disability19889766826
Total1,329705841634303
Number of voluntary out-of-home care placements
Placements supervised by a designated agency3937353638
Case Plans recorded4237363638
Placements without a Case Plan or supervision8,7262,3632,1611,651893
Total8,8072,4372,2321,723969

* The above is based on data entered by agencies on the voluntary out-of-home care register and may include some errors. Our monitoring team works closely with agencies to ensure accuracy of data.